|NC Rising 2: Social Spaces in Struggle - Bursts O'Goodness|
Social Social Spaces in Struggle brought together panelists with a wide variety of backgrounds to discuss the function of social spaces in a revolutionary project. The panelists drew on their experience with worker-owned co-ops, squats, cultural centers, and infoshops in order clarify some of the limitations of these structures and discuss the potential for deeper interventions. Each panelist was ti reflect on these challenges and to bring a strategy for how the limits of social space are overco...
Keywords: firestorm; asheville; nc rising; occupation; scissortail; social space; squat
|NC Rising 2: Contemporary Anarchist Practice - Bursts O'Goodness|
Panel 2: Contemporary Anarchist Practice Contemporary Anarchist Practice brought together panelists from Modesto Anarcho, The Institute for Anarchist Studies, Letters Journal, Oakland 100, and the Institute for Experimental Freedom to discuss what the contemporary anarchist project is and its relation to political opponents and other revolutionary struggles. The discussion will seek to understand how the anarchist project differs from other revolutionary projects, who or what is its protagonist,...
Keywords: Institute For Anarchist Studies; IAS; Modesto Anarcho; Letters Journal; Institute for Experimental Freedom; IEF; Oakland 100; Oscar Grant; Black Dog Press; I-69; ashevillefm; class struggle; capitalism; anarchism; north carolina; ncr2
|Ben Saari on the Oscar Grant case & Police Accountability - Bursts O'Goodness|
An hourlong conversation with Ben Saari, member of Santa Rosa CopWatch and longtime police accountability activist from the Bay Area. We spoke about the case of Johannes Mehserle, BART cop who was video taped shooting Oscar Grant III in the back by numerous witnesses. The show was not edited for FCC consumption. The playlist features many songs concerning the shooting of Grant.
Keywords: final straw; oscar grant; ben saari; ashevillefm; copwatch; santa rosa; bart; mehserle; police; murder
|Right outta Eeyore's playlist - Bursts O'Goodness|
Some local and national announcements followed by almost an hour of wicked sludge and doom metal. Check out the playlist at http://www.ashevillefm.org/node/4285 . The show will be available at www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw from 3/26-4/1/12 and afterwards downloadable at archive.org by searching the show title. Enjoy!
Keywords: stoner; sludge; post-metal; black; metal; final straw; bursts o'goodness
|Immigration over Coffee: a conversation with Loida - Bursts O'Goodness|
from www.ashevillefm.org/the-final/straw This weeks show was a conversation my friend Loida. Loida lives in the Asheville area, works here, was up until recently a student here. Loida is undocumented. We spend the hour talking about some of the laws recently passed around the U.S. and NC (and on their way to passage) that target folks without documentation, we discuss racism, we explore belonging and exclusion and identity.
Keywords: immigration; immigrant; chile; final straw; bursts; asheville; north carolina; student; citizen
|"Yo se que un dia te estarias con nosotros como querias, como querias." - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's Dystopia I presented my humble homage to the songs of the Spanish Civil War, and particularly to the Anarchist forces. These two hours feature many original recordings and beautiful readaptations, with little rants/snippets of history on the significance of songs. I noted after the show ended that I left out the original of what is perhaps my favorite song ( "A Las Barricadas", the CNT theme to the tune of Warszawianka 1905) from that period, available here for your enjoyment on yout...
Keywords: anarchist; anarquia; anarchy; anarquista; cnt; fai; spain; espana; guerra civil; civil war; final straw; bursts o'goodness; kxcf; ashevillefm
|Survivors of Bashings Speak Out in Exclusive Interview (May 09, 2010) - Bursts O'Goodness|
A resurfaced archive of our first show. now almost 3 years ago on May 09, 2010. From the blog post:We were lucky enough to be allowed to interview two folks from the LGBTQI communities this week directly effected by the spate of bashings in Asheville. We'll talk about their and others' attempts to organize for more safety in the streets of our city, the March taking place on Wednesday (5/12) in Montford, and their experiences of being female bodied and LGBTQI/LGBTQI-perceived. We'll also t...
Keywords: final straw; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; safe streets; bash; queer; asheville; lgbtqii
|North Carolina Prisoners Initiate Hunger Strikes - Bursts O'Goodness|
from The Final Straw: This week's show features a conversation with Francis Delaney about the Prison Hunger Strikes that were initiated on Monday, July 16 at three facilities in North Carolina. This action seems to have the potential to spread to other facilities because of the apparent universality of the demands (better/more food, access to legal literature, human contact, an end to torture, an end to mail tampering, medical care)...
Keywords: final straw; bursts; anarchist; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; prisoner; hunger strike; north carolina; chapel hill; raleigh; greensboro; abolition; prison; francis delaney; Robert C. Lewis; Ken Lassiter; torture
|Occupy Wall Street (in Asheville?) - Bursts O'Goodness|
(originally posted at http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/09/2011/occupy-wall-street-in-asheville) 200 to 300 bodies occupy the space and sleep on the street right next to Wall Street, financial hub of the east coast. To some, the place symbolizes the living and breathing Sacre Coeur of Capitalism, the highest stage of human global awareness and economy. A system offering to break down monolithic governments and swap them for more democratic ones and to scoop the ingenious and hard workin...
Keywords: occupy; wall street; asheville; ashevillefm.org; the final straw; bursts o'goodness
|CA Prisoner Hunger Strikes (08-12-2011) - Bursts O'Goodness|
This show was based on what information I could garner concerning the Pelican Bay and Corcoran prisoners in CA who had promised hunger strikes concerning a number of concerns. This strike eventually spread to many outside prisons throughout the state and the United States.
Keywords: ashevillefm; prisoner; resistance; hunger strike; kxcf; kwtf; final straw
|Why is the Asheville PD snatching up Occupy activists? - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/11/2011/why-is-the-asheville-pd-snatching-up-occupy-activists Last Tuesday Asheville showed up 100-125 strong for an unpermitted march in solidarity with the Oakland General Strike and Scott Olsen, the veteran injured at the hands of the Oakland PD. This Saturday the Asheville Police began snatching activists off of the streets, arresting them based on warrants attained on 11/4...
Keywords: occupy; asheville; wall street; ashevillefm.org; the final straw; bursts o'goodness; police; brutality; arrest; march; oakland; solidarity; scott olsen; general strike; commune
|Final Straw 06-10-12 - Bursts O'Goodness|
A few announcements about planned protests in Asheville around the Westborough Baptist Church's plans to protest the Billy Graham Center (!?) and the vote on Tuesday on the Business Improvement District by city council. The rest of the show is metal. :P
Keywords: final straw; kxcf; kwtf; bursts o'goodness; bid; metal; ashevillefm
|Shwoopy Songs - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show is a short rant on the upcoming Business Improvement District couched in an hour of romantic songs. Why the hell not?
Keywords: bursts; final straw; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; business improvement district
|Tranzmission Prison Project & CA Prisoner Hungerstrikes Resume - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/10/2011/tranzmission-prison-project-ca-prisoner-hungerstrikes-resume Today's show featured an interview with with Bender, a volunteer with Tranzmission Prison Project. From their facebook, "The Tranzmission Prison Project is an Asheville, NC based group which offers support for queer, trans, and gender non-conforming people who are incarcerated. This support comes in the form of providing people with books, zines, resource lists and penpals." We t...
Keywords: tranzmission; prison; books to prisoners; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; pelican bay; hunger strike; bursts; final straw; anarchist; abolition
|On the Oakland Commune, with Louise Michel - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/10/2011/on-the-oakland-commune-with-louise-michel: This week's show features an interview with former Asheville resident and current resident of Oakland and an organizer of the Occupy movement there. We talk about the police attack last Tuesday, the differences between the Oakland movement from other Occupy's and the upcoming call for a General Strike...
Keywords: oakland; occupy; general strike; final straw; asheville; louise michel; commune; raleigh; prison; solidarity; bursts o'goodness; ashevillefm
|Support CeCe McDonald - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show features a conversation with Katie Burgess of the Trans Youth Support Network about the case of CeCe McDonald. Chrishaun âCeCeâ McDonald is a young African American transgender woman who is charged with two counts of âsecond degree murderâ after an incident that began when she was violently assaulted because of her gender and race. We'll talk about some of the realities of how gender and race are dealt with by police and prisons and critiques of the effectiveness of Hate Cri...
Keywords: cece; mcdonald; trans; final straw; bursts; o'goodness; afm; ashevillefm; katie burgess; queer; minneapolis; mn
|Ash Borer, Tesa & more! Metal, Metal, Metal! - Bursts O'Goodness|
playlist available here: This week's show features tracks by Tesa from their 2008 album, Heartbeats From The Sky as well as a track from Ash Borer's new album, Cold of Ages. Enjoy!
Keywords: stoner; sludge; post-metal; black; metal; final straw; bursts; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf
|Grand Jury Resistance in PNW/ Mountain Top Removal in West VA - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/08/2012/grand-jury-resistance-in-pnw-mountain-top-removal-in-west-va: This week's show features a conversation with Will Potter about political repression against accused Anarchists in the Pacific Northwest. Later, we'll speak with Bryan of Katuah Earth First! about his participation in a recent action in West Virginia against Mountain Top Removal. Our first segment of this weeks show is a conversation with Will Potter, award-winning journalist, au...
Keywords: mountain top removal; final straw; bursts; grand jur; anarchist; jttf; fbi; portland; seattle; olympia; will potter; katuah; earth first; mtr; repression; greenisthenewred
|Interview with Doug of Modesto Anarcho - Bursts O'Goodness|
A conversation with Doug of Modesto Anarcho, a long-running anarchist rag out of California's Central Valley. The conversation talks about class resistance, anti-police organizing and the social center being run in Modesto, as beyond.http://www.modestoanarcho.org/
Keywords: modesto; anarchist; doug; ashevillefm; final straw; california
|Needle Exchange: Harm Reduction and Disease Prevention in WNC - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/01/2012/needle-exchange-harm-reduction-and-disease-prevention-in-wnc : This weeks show is an interview with Michael Harney, the coordinator of the NEPA (Needle Exchange Program of Asheville) and, in a different capacity, works with WNCAP (Western North Carolina Aids Project). He's done this work and gained notoriety and helped many to help themselves since 1994...
Keywords: michael harney; nepa; wncap; needle exchange; asheville; aids; hepatitis; final straw; bursts o'goodness; ashevillefm; harm reduction; north carolina
|The Mount Hope Infinity - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/08/2011/the-mount-hope-infinity In November of 2008, 13 identified individuals entered a mega-church in Lansing, MI, known for it's active anti-gay stance and organizing. These 13, deemed the Mount Hope Infinity as the number of Jane and John Does (20) kept growing in the civil law suit that followed, threw leaflets telling the congregation (particularly the youth) that it's ok not to be straight, kissed at the pulpit and chanted slogans...
Keywords: Mount Hope; Infinity; Bash Back!; Queer; Anarchist
|Cleveland Anarchists, Pax and Support for Long Term Anarchist Prisoners: Conversations with Will Potter & Ian Coldwater - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/05/2012/cleveland-anarchists-pax-and-support-for-long-term-anarchist-prisoners-conversations-with-will-potte This week's show features two conversations around the fbi, prisons and Anarchists. The first is with Will Potter, author of Green is the New Red and blogger at greenisthenewred.com . Will is an award winning, independent journalist based out of Washington, D.C...
Keywords: anarchist; pax; prisoner; will potter; ian coldwater; final straw; ashevillefm; bursts o'goodness; kxcf; kwtf; june 11; cleveland
|Eric McDavid, Marie Mason & June 11th Day of Solidarity - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/06/2011/marie-mason-eric-mcdavid-the-june-11th In recognition of June 11th as a Day of Solidarity with Long Term Anarchist Prisoners, this week's The Final Straw (now 1-2pm EST on Fridays) will present the second of two shows on the Green Scare. I've interviewed supporters of Marie Mason and Eric McDavid, both victims of the Green Scare serving 20 year sentences and, also, Anarchists...
Keywords: anarchist; final straw; eric mcdavid; marie mason; june 11th; anarchist; bursts; ashevillefm.org; prisoner; political; green scare
|Metal show for the week of 01/27/2013 - Bursts O'Goodness|
Got some Downfall of Gaia, some Wild's Reprisal, Year of No Light and more! Playlist is here.
Keywords: ashevillefm; kwtf; kxcf; bursts; final straw; metal; music
|Martin Ramsey on Occupy AVL's Anti-Anti Caucus - Bursts O'Goodness|
Bursts spent the hour speaking with Martin Ramsey, a wob who's also a member of the Occupy Asheville Anti-Authoritarian Anti-Capitalist Caucus (Anti-Anti). We talk about some of the potentials of the Occupy movement and the place of anarchists, autonomists and other like-minded folks in the Asheville wing of it.
Keywords: occupy; martin ramsey; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; final straw; anarchist; capitalism; asheville
|Join The Motherf**kin' Resistance - Bursts O'Goodness|
Tonight's show features an interview with Franklin LÃ³pez, director of the the new film, END:CIV. The film is based on four suppositions of Derrick Jensen's 2-volume work, Endgame and features interviews with Mr. Jensen, John Zerzan (author of many books and host of Anarchy Radio
Keywords: anti-civ; the final straw; bursts o'goodness; submedia; end:cov; it's the end of the world
|Lorenzo Kom'boa Ervin: Memphis organizes against police and the KKK - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/03/2013/lorenzo-komboa-ervin-memphis-organizes-against-police-and-the-kkkMemphis is heating up! This year will be the first observance of the International Day of Action Against Police Brutality on March 15th, organized in part by Black Autonomy CopWatch. Also, on March 30th, the KKK will be holding a rally against the city's decision to rename the park housing the body of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a confederate General and founder of the KKK. ...
Keywords: bursts; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; final straw; ervin; panther; copwatch; black; autonomy; memphis; kkk; klan; chattanooga
|Afm Final Straw 02242013 - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show features 2 of the 3 tracks from the split album with Profound Barathre, Rorcal and Malvoisie (from Switzerland), as well as Encircling Sea (from Australia) and Yngizarm (from China) to form an HOUR OF ATMOSPHERIC and BLACK METAL!
Keywords: Yngizarm; malvoisie; rorcal; barathre; metal; ashevillefm; bursts; final straw; kxcf; kwtf
|"That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons, even death may die." - Bursts O'Goodness|
An hour dedicated to music dedicated to a great dreamer of our age... of all ages... An old one, so to speak. You'll hear electronica, orchestra, metallica (only kind of) and children's songs invoking the great Old One who sleeps beneath R'yleh until the time has come for him to wipe all from this world. Cthulhu. A maddening abyss will ensue.
Keywords: cthulhu; ktulu; lovecraft; bursts; o'goodness; horror; solstice; final straw; asheville; r'yleh; ia
|Turning the Psi-ops Back on the Masters of Conspiracy - Bursts O'Goodness|
"This is your host, Bursts O'Goodness of AshevilleFM's The Final Straw show. I'd planned a fantastic mix of music for this week, things to bring you to the peaks of ectasy, the depths of despair and all stops in between until lulling you into the false sense of security that I'd return in one week to travel this magic route again. But this week I cannot... THEY are listening. You know who I mean, the unspeakable, the mammon beasts...
Keywords: bilderberg; vanderbilt; kennedy; oswald; final straw; ashevillefm.org; bursts; conspiracy; chupacabra; new world order; n.w.o; chem-trails; cheney; kxcf; cofr; federal reserve; tri-lateral; lizard people; robert anton wilson; psi-ops; bill hicks
|ALKQN & Richmond CopWatch: Gang-jacketing of radical doing anti-cop organizing - Bursts O'Goodness|
This weeks show features 2 interviews. The first is with Savanah, an anarchist working on solidarity with members of the North Carolina tribe of the Almighty Latin Kings & Queens Nation. ALKQN members are facing RICO charges in Federal Court. The trial begins October 22nd, 2012. More info can be found at alkqnsolidarity.com The second part of the show, we speak with Jeremy, an Anarchist who was invovled in copwatch in the South Barton Heights neighborhood in the north of Richmond, Virginia...
Keywords: alkqn; latin king; latin queen; wingnut; copwatch; richmond; greensboro; columbus day; gang; anarchist; rico; ashevillefm; bursts; final straw; kxcf; kwtf
|Final Straw: Halloween with Victor Balachlavic - Bursts O'Goodness|
An hour hosted by Victor Balachlavic of some of the best classical music that speaks to the Halloween spirit(s).
Keywords: Final Straw; Halloween; Bursts O'Goodness
|NC Rising 2: Repression & Counter-Repression Part 2 - Bursts O'Goodness|
Repression and Counter-Repression brought together people from all over who had recently been coping with repression to discuss its current framework. Panelists spoke from a variety of perspectives from within "ecological," "animal liberation," and "anti-capitalist" struggles. The contributions of each will help broaden our understandings of how repression acts against revolutionary projects and how a practice of revolutionary solidarity can reduce some of the effects of repression and help us t...
Keywords: anarchy; north carolina; repression; revolutionary solidarity; cointelpro; greenscare; surveilance; i-69; daniel mcgowan; minnehaha; coldsnap; asheville 11; rolling thunder
|Doomy, Atmospheric Black Metal for the second week of July 2012 - Bursts O'Goodness|
Bellow: The Harvest from Bellow E.P. (Funeral Doom from Minneapolis) Doppleganger of Death: Nothingness from Doppleganger of Death (Czech Republic) Marnost: SvÅ¯dcovÃ© lidstva (Deceivers of Humanity) from Split w/ SIBF (Czech) Source of Cold: Black Empress from Silence (Industrial Black Metal from Poland) CAPA: Shallow Towers II from Shallow Towers (Philly-based Post-Metal) The Last Three Winters: Shadows Of The Dead Children In The Reflections Of Your Mirrors pt.3 from The Last Three Winter...
Keywords: metal; drone; final straw; ashevillefm; bursts; kxcf; kwtf
|Support Jeremy Hammond & Updates from Belarus - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show features a conversation with the anarchist, Jason Hammonds, about his brother, Jeremy, who's been imprisoned over a year without trial for allegedly leaking information to Wikileaks. The second conversation is an interview with a member of the Belarus Anarchist Black Cross about recent history and repression in Belarus. First things first: Jeremy Hammond. The first half of this week's show will be a discussion with Jason Hammonds, brother of imprisoned anarchist hacker and freed...
Keywords: final straw; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; anarchist; black cross; prisoner; hammond; anonymous; hacker; wikileaks; stratfor; belarus; repression
|Partner, there's a tiger in these tight fittin jeans... - Bursts O'Goodness|
A newer take on an older show by the same title. To qoute the older blog: "It gets lonely up here by the broadcast tower, winds howling as the summer turns to winter, skipping autumn (apparently). Let me welcome you into the twilight with some lovely Country, Alt-Country, Outlaw and more. An hour of chaps, boot-scootin' and geetars." Available at www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw through 1/29/12, after on www.archive.org by searching the show title.
Keywords: country; alt-country; outlaw; final straw; bursts; ashevillefm
|A Story of Hip Hop - Bursts O'Goodness|
This hour's show is the product of late night obsession. Some of my favorite instrumental turntablist and mash tracks by some of the greats of Hip Hop (and some who wouldn't fit easily under that flag). I hope you enjoy and, if you haven't already, suggest that you find a copy of the inspirational and informative documentary, Scratch (2002) for AMAZING interviews and original footage of this cultural movement from the eyes of the DJ...
Keywords: hiphop; hip-hop; hip; hop; final straw; bursts o'goodness; turntablism; dj; mashup; ashevillefm
|The Case of the Cleveland 5: The FBI, Entrapment & the construction of Terrorists - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's conversation features a discussion of the case of the Cleveland 5, anarchists arrested in Ohio on April 30th for allegedly attempting to blow up a bridge. But the case isn't so simple as idealists independently taking direct and spectacular action against infrastructure. As members of Cleveland 5 Justice (the support group for the defendants) share with us information about the accused, what is known about the alleged infiltrator sent by the FBI to facilitate a terror case (Shaquille...
Keywords: cleveland; anarchist; entrapment; fbi; tony hayne; connor stevens; doug wright; brandon baxter; joshua stafford; shaquille azir; hunger strike; final straw; ashevillefm; bursts; kxcf; kwtf; occupy
|Green is the New Red: An interview with Will Potter - Bursts O'Goodness|
from The Final Straw, www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw As the June 11th day of Solidarity with long-term anarchist political prisoners approaches, The Final Straw will be addressing the Green Scare over the next two shows. I'm happy to bring you an interview with Will Potter, author of the new book, "Green is the New Red" and founder of http://www.greenisthenewred.com , a blog where Will follows the suppression of free speech and activists working to end animal cruelty and the destruction of ...
Keywords: green scare; anarchist; prisoners; ecology; ecological; elf; alf; earth liberation; animal liberation; eco-terror; eco-sabotage; civil liberties; free speech; political prisoner; prison; will potter; green is the new red; the final straw; ashevillefm
|Chrome Waves & other metal - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week is another hour of metal. We'll hear the entirety of the new, self-titled Chrome Waves album, as well as tracks by Dynfari and Vowel and updates n the case of Luke O'Donovan.
Keywords: luke o'donovan; atlanta; abc; support; prisoner; queer; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; bursts; final straw; anarchist; bashing; metal; music
|Metal show for the week of 01/06/2013 - Bursts O'Goodness|
An hour of metal in lieu of a talk show. I'm taking a break from talk content for a few weeks and will be back up and running for a stint soon. Meanwhile, enjoy this. The playlist can be found here.
Keywords: bursts; final straw; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; metal; music
|Get healthy for the General Strike - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/04/2012/get-healthy-for-the-general-strike : For this week's show I've put together a workout mix which i'll present without interruption so that it can be played back with ease. As the May 1st General Strike approaches it's important that those of us participating get into good shape, or keep ourselves toned. I hope that this mix will inspire you to make your own mix and to, if you are able, go running or biking with friends, start regiments of pu...
Keywords: general strike; may day; health; final straw; bursts o'goodness; ashevillefm.org; kwtf; kxcf
|Hannah Dobbz on Squatting in the U.S. - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show features a conversation with Hannah Dobbz about their new book, Nine-Tenths of the Law: Property and Resistance in the United States. Hannah was also the creator of the documentary "Shelter: A Squatumentary". We talk about squatting in the U.S., homesteading, market values, views on squat resistance in other countries from the U.S. and more. The latter half of the show features a musical selection from the metal and gothy end of the spectrum...
Keywords: final straw; ashevillefm; kwtf; kxcf; hannah dobbz; squat; ak press; author; anarchism; property; homestead; occupy
|FBI raids of Almighty Latin Kings & Queens Nation of NC - Bursts O'Goodness|
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/12/2011/fbi-raids-of-almighty-latin-kings-queens-nation-of-nc This weeks interview is with Sara Lee of the Greensboro support group for Almighty Latin Kings and Queens Nation in North Carolina. During the hour, Sara Lee talks about the history of the ALKQ Nation and it's development in North Carolina, including being fundamental to the drawing together of Crips, Bloods, MS13 and community and faith groups in Greensboro in 2008 to draft a gang truce...
Keywords: ashevillefm.org; the final straw; bursts o'goodness; kxcf; alkqn; almighty; latin; kings; queens; greensboro; north carolina; anarchist; fbi; atf
|No Wave pt 1 (redux) - Bursts O'Goodness|
A redone version of a show from December, 12 2010. From that blog post: "My first show dedicated to the oft-forgotten (except among the ultra-hipsters) and under-appreciated genre/movement called No Wave. Originated in, although not totally limited to, New York in the Late 1970's, No Wave is jumpy, primal, danceable and melodic and atonal and all of these things and more! Enjoy. " Available from The Final Straw from Sept 3-10...
Keywords: no wave; brian eno; new york; punk; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; bursts; final straw; post-punk
|George Katsiaficas and South Korea's Peoples Movements in the 20th Century - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week we're speaking with Dr. George Katsiaficas, author and contributor to over a dozen books on Peoples Movements and the elucidator of the Eros Effect. For over a decade, Dr. Katsiaficas has been studying the culture and history of South Korea and it's culture and has just published the first volume of a two part series on People's uprisings in Asia, entitled "Asia's Unknown Uprisings: South Korean Social Movements in the 20th Century" from PM Press...
Keywords: autonomia; south korea; george katsiaficas; gwangju; kwangju; final straw; bursts; ashevillefm.org; kxcf; kwtf; santa rosa; jeju; resistance; democracy
|VERY METAL!!!!! - Bursts O'Goodness|
A few announcements for the upcoming week followed by an hour of anarchic, non-NSBM Black Metal, Dark Ambient and related genres. Live 2-3pm EST, 4/15, then archived for a week at www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw
Keywords: stoner; sludge; post-metal; black; metal; final straw; bursts o'goodness
|Ryan Conrad: Against Equality in Marriage - Bursts O'Goodness|
A live conversation with Ryan Conrad, blogger at Against Equality blog and editor of Against Equality: Queer Critiques of Gay Marriage. During the hour we discuss inclusion, mainstreaming, marriage as an institution and the "rights" that come with it. We also discuss the lobbying groups pushing for same-sex marriage.http://www.againstequality.org/stuff/against-equality-queer-critiques-of-gay-marriage/
Keywords: ryan conrad; ashevillefm; final straw; anarchism; marriage; gay; lesbian; trans; religion; gender; class; citizenship
|An interview with some Bay Area hacktivists on political hacking - Bursts O'Goodness|
This weeks show is an interview with Flatline from the Hackbloc collective and Bill Silverfox about internet security, hacking, hacktivism, Anonymous and other topics. In light of recent attacks by Anti-Sec against the Arizona DPS, Anonymous on multiple targets and alleged members' subsequent arrests, the BART protests, Wikileaks, I thought it'd be good to shed some light on a misunderstood topic. We also discuss the role of hackers in the Arab Spring movement as well as international solidarity...
Keywords: hacking; hacker; hacktivism; hacktivist; hackbloc; flatline; silverfox; bursts; final straw; ashevillefm; anonymous; anti-sec; lulsec; anarchism; anarchy; arab spring
|May Day Choir in Asheville: A conversation with Saro and Kila - Bursts O'Goodness|
This week's show will be a conversation with Saro Lynch-Tomason and Kila Donovan, members of the Asheville May Day Choir about music, resistance, history and the upcoming May Day celebrations in Asheville. Saro and Kila are also members of the band, Red Wind. The show features in-studio renditions of some beautiful resistance songs that we'll be hearing this year. The two jamboree shows will be a benefit for Blair Pathways...
Keywords: red wind; blair; final straw; labor; bursts; asheville; ashevillefm; kxcf; kwtf; may day; anarchism; folk